You are here

state wheat crop

Catalogue: GRDC Media
Western Australian growers are encouraged to carefully check wheat crops for signs of powdery mildew following initial reports of the disease this season... Until 2015, wheat powdery mildew had not caused significant widespread damage to the State's wheat crops since the late 1990s and early 2000s... GRDC-supported trials led by DAFWA in 2015 - combined with outcomes from research funded and conducted by Landmark, Imtrade, Liebe Group and Northampton Agri Services - found that timely application of foliar fungicide, as soon as possible after the disease was seen moving up the crop canopy, was more important than product choice...
Related categories: